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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

CITY

Official Website:
http://city.ottawa.on.ca/

Population:
774,072 (2001)

NEWSPAPERS

Newspaper
The Ottawa Sun
Ottawa Citizen

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Algonquin College
1967
Carleton University
1942
Glebe Collegiate Institute
1922
University of Ottawa
1848

MUSEUM

MuseumFounded
Portrait Gallery of Canada
2001
National Gallery of Canada
1988

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Corel
1985
Perley-Robertson Hill & McDougall
1971
Telesat Canada
1969
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
1936

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Paul Anka
Singer/Songwriter
30-Jul-1941   Put Your Head on My Shoulder
Margaret Atwood
Author
18-Nov-1939   The Handmaid's Tale
Dan Aykroyd
Actor
1-Jul-1952   Saturday Night Live, Dr. Detroit
Jay Baruchel
Actor
9-Apr-1982   She's Out of My League
Sarah Chalke
Actor
27-Aug-1976   Dr. Reid on Scrubs
Bob Chiarelli
Politician
24-Sep-1941   Mayor of Ottawa, 2001-06
R. Kerry Clark
Business
c. 1952   CEO of Cardinal Health
Suzanne Cloutier
Actor
10-Jul-1923 2-Dec-2003 Othello
Bruce Cockburn
Singer/Songwriter
27-May-1945   Rocket Launcher
André Desmarais
Business
26-Oct-1956   Co-CEO, Power Corporation of Canada
Lorne Greene
Actor
12-Feb-1915 11-Sep-1987 Ben Cartwright on Bonanza
Suzanne B. Labarge
Business
1946   Vice Chairman of RBC, 1999-2004
Rich Little
Comic
26-Nov-1938   Comic and voice impressionist
Donal Logue
Actor
27-Feb-1966   Jimmy the Cab Driver
John Manley
Politician
5-Jan-1950   Canadian Deputy PM, 2002-03
Alexa McDonough
Politician
11-Aug-1944   Leader of Canada's NDP, 1995-2003
Dalton McGuinty
Politician
19-Jul-1955   Premier of Ontario
David McGuinty
Politician
25-Feb-1960   Canadian MP, Ottawa South
Mark McKinney
Actor
26-Jun-1959   The Kids in the Hall
Vanessa Morgan
Actor
23-Mar-1992   My Babysitter's a Vampire
Alanis Morissette
Singer
1-Jun-1974   Jagged Little Pill
Larry O'Brien
Politician
19-Jul-1949   Mayor of Ottawa, 2006-10
Denis Potvin
Hockey
29-Oct-1953   New York Islanders, 1973-88
David Pratt
Politician
3-Jan-1955   Canadian Defence Minister, 2003-04
Bob Rae
Politician
2-Aug-1948   Premier of Ontario, 1990-95
Allan Rock
Politician
30-Aug-1947   Canadian Ambassador to the UN, 2004-06
Kelly Rowan
Actor
26-Oct-1965   Kirsten Cohen on The O.C.
John Ralston Saul
Essayist
19-Jun-1947   The Collapse of Globalism
Andrew Seeley
Singer
30-Apr-1982   High School Musical
Shane Smith
Journalist
1970   VICE, Heavy Metal in Baghdad
Roger Spottiswoode
Film Director
5-Jan-1945   Tomorrow Never Dies
E. P. Taylor
Business
29-Jan-1901 14-May-1989 Brewer, Thoroughbred horse breeder
Gordon Thomson
Actor
3-Mar-1945   Adam Carrington on Dynasty
Gérald Tremblay
Politician
20-Sep-1942   Mayor of Montreal, 2002-12
Justin Trudeau
Politician
25-Dec-1971   Leader, Liberal Party of Canada

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Laird Borden
Head of State
26-Jun-1854 10-Jun-1937 Prime Minister of Canada, 1911-20
Charles L. Caccia
Politician
29-Apr-1930 4-May-2008 Former Canadian MP, Davenport
Lionel Conacher
Hockey
24-May-1900 26-May-1954 Canadian All-Around Athlete
John Diefenbaker
Head of State
18-Sep-1895 16-Aug-1979 Prime Minister of Canada, 1957-63
Gerhard Herzberg
Physicist
25-Dec-1904 3-Mar-1999 Molecular spectroscopy
Antonio Lamer
Judge
8-Jul-1933 24-Nov-2007 Chief Justice of Canada, 1990-2000
Les Lye
Comic
18-Nov-1924 21-Jul-2009 You Can't Do That On Television
John A. Macdonald
Head of State
11-Jan-1815 6-Jun-1891 Canadian Prime Minister, founding father
Lester Bowles Pearson
Head of State
23-Apr-1897 27-Dec-1972 Prime Minister of Canada, 1963-68



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